Shields, William Sylvanus

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William Sylvanus Shields Soundex Code S432

7600 N. Greenview Avenue Civil and Sanitary Engineer

Obituary Tribune, Friday, March 8, 1935, page 18

William Sylvanus Shields, well known civil and sanitary engineer died yesterday, Thursday, March 7, 1935, in his home at 7600 N. Greenview Avenue after an illness of three years. He was the designer of the many sewage systems in Illinois.

Mr. Shields was a member of the Western Society of Engineers and a former president of the Illinois Society of Engineers. He was 74 years old. He is survived by his widow Mary Shields, a son Robert H. Shields of Boston, and three daughters Mrs. Charles A. Rogers; Mrs. Donald K. Anderson, and Mrs. Alexander Tritschler, all of Evanston.

Funeral services will be held from the Second Presbyterian Church, Evanston, Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery.


William Sylvanus Shields Mary Shields, a son Robert H. Shields of Boston, and three daughters Mrs. Charles A. Rogers; Mrs. Donald K. Anderson, and Mrs. Alexander Tritschler, all of Evanston.